Designing collaboration through a web-based groupware infrastructure Online publication date: Mon, 10-May-2004
by Jose Maria N. David, Marcos R.S. Borges
International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology (IJCAT), Vol. 19, No. 3/4, 2004
Abstract: Most groupware toolkits presented in the literature address some important collaborative concepts without considering the main advantages of toolkits. They also do not provide enough support for the necessary flexibility to address the social aspects related to cooperative activities usually accomplished by geographically dispersed groups. In this paper, we discuss the design requirements of a distributed infrastructure, in order to support the development of web-based groupware applications. We also describe the work carried out to convert an object-oriented groupware infrastructure, COPSE, to a web-based groupware infrastructure, COPSE-Web. The results from our work can be considered a step towards providing a distributed groupware architecture on the web.
Online publication date: Mon, 10-May-2004
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